Incredible Facts

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Facts are many !! Some interest you, others leave you amused. But there are a few to shake you up & that is what we have for you @ "Incredible Facts"


 

  • #1Ketchup was first sold as a patent medicine as Dr Mile’s Compound Extract of Tomato.

    #2The only food that does not spoil is honey.

    #3Though the world’s population is on the rise, the only country in the world where the birth rate is zero is the Vatican City as only Roman Catholic priests are living there.

    #4A ‘blue’ moon is when there are two full moons in the same calendar month.

    #5Salt was so valuable in ancient Rome that Julius Caesar paid his soldiers in salt instead of money. Hence the word salary from Sal for salt.

  • #6Ants are the strongest creatures in the world .They can pick up and carry weight fifty times heavier than themselves.

    #7Only bird that can fly backwards is the hummingbird.

    #8An average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in his lifetime.

    #9About 55 million people lost their lives in World War II. Russia alone lost about 20 million.

    #10Eskimos who eat a diet very rich in fat seldom have any heart diseases.

  • #11An infant has 300 bones. An adult 206.

    #12The tiny Manhattan Island in New York was bought by a Dutch settler from some Native Americans for just US$24.

    #13The information contained in a DNA could fill a 1000 volume encyclopaedia.

    #14A baby blue whale could weigh about 3000 kg at birth, the weight of a fully grown hippopotamus.

    #15Liver is the only organ in humans that can regenerate.

 

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